Healthcare is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal on health care systems, industry, technology, policy, and regulation, and is published semimonthly online by MDPI. Ocular Wellness & Nutrition Society (OWNS) is affiliated with Healthcare and its members receive discounts on article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within ScopusSCIE and SSCI (Web of Science), PubMed, PMC, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Health Policy & Services ) / CiteScore - Q2 (Leadership and Management)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 19.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.4 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
  • Companion journals for Healthcare include: Trauma Care and European Burn Journal.
Impact Factor: 2.8 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.0 (2022)
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Topic in Architecture, Buildings, Infrastructures, Land, Smart Cities, Healthcare, Systems
SDGs 2030 in Buildings and Infrastructure Topic Editors: Tao Wang, Hanliang Fu, Zezhou Wu
Deadline: 31 May 2024
Topic in Behavioral Sciences, Children, Healthcare, IJERPH, Nutrients
Economics of Public Health: Assessment of Health Interventions Topic Editors: Ce Shang, Amanda J. Quisenberry, Yingning Wang
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Topic in Societies, Sports, Healthcare
Sport and Society Topic Editors: José Carmelo Adsuar, Mitchell Alberto Alarcón Diaz, Jorge Carlos-Vivas, Roxana Paola Palacios Cartagena, Carmen Galán Arroyo, Ana Fondón-Ludeña
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Topic in Healthcare, IJERPH, JCM, Nutrients, Pharmacy
The Promotion and Development of Community Health for Personal Health: Theories and Applications Topic Editors: Yang Gao, Lianyong Qi, Chia-Huei Wu, Yu-Hsi Yuan, Datian Bi
Deadline: 31 August 2024
Special Issue in Healthcare
Non-pharmacological Approaches and Their Impact on Noncommunicable Diseases Guest Editor: Markel Rico-González
Deadline: 3 June 2024
Special Issue in Healthcare
Nursing Care for Patients with Diabetes Guest Editor: Eugenia Vlachou
Deadline: 15 June 2024
Special Issue in Healthcare
Advancements in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science for Cardiovascular Health Guest Editor: Raha Pazoki
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Special Issue in Healthcare
New Trends in the Lower Extremity and Sports Biomechanics Guest Editors: Malek Adouni, Michael Samaan
Deadline: 18 July 2024
Topical Collection in Healthcare
E-learning and Digital Training in Healthcare Education: Current Trends and New Challenges Collection Editors: Vanessa Machado, Luís Proença, José João Mendes, João Botelho
Topical Collection in Healthcare
Healthcare in Dentistry Collection Editor: Massimo Corsalini
Topical Collection in Healthcare
Current Nursing Practice and Education Collection Editor: Florin Oprescu
Topical Collection in Healthcare
Advances in Integrative Medicine: Complementary Approaches and Therapies in Global Healthcare Collection Editors: Jorge P. Machado, Maria Begoña Criado
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